The Issue With a Visa Cap

By Annie Ourso, Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Amid all the immigration rhetoric, lawmakers in the nation’s capital have considered measures to cap the nation’s H-2A visa program, which allows for temporary foreign workers in the agriculture sector. On the flip side, Louisiana employers of H-2B visa workers—used for temporary non-agricultural workers—know all too well the struggles of dealing with a capped labor program.